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Full ride to pharmacy school: Waubun senior 'wins the lottery' with Cultural Diversity Scholarship
Ready to turn in his keys: After 20 years, Berenz to retire as Food Pantry director
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs ran rampant on White Earth ... until now
At a dead end: Moorhead joyrider arrested after high-speed chase ends in DL
Baca's back: Level 3 sex offender making DL his home again
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Keeping active is important at any age
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
LuEtta J. Anderson
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
August 5, 2016
Tornado, storm hits the region
A strong thunderstorm and possible tornado that came through Becker County in the early morning hours Thursday destroyed a pole barn and tore...
August 5, 2016 - 3:23pm
August 4, 2016
Storm Pictures from Wednesday
Storms popped up between Minot and Devils lake near highway 2 around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon. The storms spread eastward dropping hail and producing...
August 4, 2016 - 9:22am
May 27, 2016
Friday's Weak Tornado
Friday afternoon, shortly after 2:30 pm, a developing thunderstorm just southeast of Moorhead produced a funnel cloud. The thunderstorm was not...
May 27, 2016 - 9:05pm
August 21, 2015
Severe Thunderstorms Possible On Saturday
WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV -- A strong low pressure system will move across North Dakota and northern Minnesota on Saturday and Saturday night, causing...
August 21, 2015 - 8:30pm
June 23, 2015
Tornado damages Shooting Star Casino
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - The Shooting Star Casino here suffered minor damage early Monday morning when a tornado tore through town, the casino said in a statement. The National Weather Service confirmed it as an EF-1 tornado with a path of 400 yards, a width of 30 yards and winds between...
June 23, 2015 - 10:45am
April 29, 2015
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week for North Dakota. Here is a little perspective about tornadoes. Statistics compiled by the National Weather...
April 29, 2015 - 8:16pm
September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
On the evening of Friday September 19, a few storms moved in from southern Manitoba, and one quickly became severe. A Tornado Warning was issued...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
Tornado rips through S.D. town
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. -- Kim Christensen was driving his four-wheeler through Wessington Springs on Wednesday night, because he didn’t want...
June 19, 2014 - 8:01am
May 28, 2014
Twister blows away homes for people drawn to Oil Patch for work
Aly and Derrick Dickinson’s baby boy is due in six days, but Monday night’s tornado demolished their RV and the nursery they had set up for...
May 28, 2014 - 9:50am
April 29, 2014
U.S. tornadoes kill 34, threaten more damage in south
TUPELO, Miss. - At least 34 people across six states were killed in tornadoes unleashed by a ferocious storm system that razed neighborhoods...
April 29, 2014 - 4:25pm
July 27, 2013
Mahnomen family left homeless
Theresa Thielen and her rural Mahnomen house have been through so much that she said she’s not sure if she’s in shock or just deals with...
July 27, 2013 - 11:00am
July 24, 2013
Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about...
July 24, 2013 - 8:58am
May 25, 2013
Pet Care Systems sends aid to Oklahoma
A Detroit Lakes company is helping out victims of a massive tornado that struck near Oklahoma City recently. Pet Care Systems, makers of Swheat...
May 25, 2013 - 10:00am
September 24, 2012
East Otter Tail, Wadena tornado footage arrives at Omnitheatre
IMAX footage of the East Otter Tail County and Wadena tornadoes will have its Minnesota premiere when "Tornado Alley" opens at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater in St. Paul on Friday. "Tornado Alley" opened in other IMAX theatres, mostly science museums, in March 2011....
September 24, 2012 - 12:26am
July 19, 2011
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
By Brian Hansel and Rachelle Klemme JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his...
July 19, 2011 - 1:56pm